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Reports of the death of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was an absolute lie. This was stated by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Moscow, reports TASS.
Earlier, the Director of the Center for monitoring of the Eurasian problems Aslan Rubaev citing sources in Ashabe reported the death Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. “When asked whether, they said, have friends who work in the security services, they pass, so that it happened when he went on vacation,” said Rubai.
YouTube channel “Free Turkmenistan”, citing correspondents in Ashgabat reported that the politician died on July 20. The cause of death is called acute renal failure.
As previously reported, President of Turkmenistan not been seen in public for 10 days — from 5 to 15 July. It is noted that on 15 July, state television reported that the head of state went on vacation, and showed a report about how he writes a book and spending time with family. Since information about Berdymukhamedov was not.
Edition “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” reported in June that the country has begun a campaign that aims to refute rumors of illness Berdimuhamedov. It was noted that officials were asked to pay particular attention to citizens whose relatives live abroad and have access to the Internet, where goes the “wrong information”.
Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has led Turkmenistan at the end of 2006. He is known for his Hobbies: shooting and throwing knives, playing the guitar and piano, jumps, drifting and reading rap.
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